Jessie T. Usher was honored on both Variety’s 2015 ‘Top 10 Actor’s to Watch’ and The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘Next Gen 2015’ Lists. Jessie was seen in Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence, where he co-starred alongside Liam Hemsworth. Jessie was most recently seen in the Universal feature, Almost Christmas, co-starring Gabrielle Union, Donald Glover, and Omar Epps which will be released this holiday season.
Jessie is the star of the hit series Survivor’s Remorse for STARZ. The story follows ‘Cam,’ a basketball phenomenon, thrust into the limelight after signing a multimillion-dollar contract with a pro team. The half-hour scripted comedy was created by Mike O’Malley, who executive produces the series with LeBron James and Tom Werner.
Jessie has also been a guest-star in numerous television shows, including Without a Trace, Numbers, The Mentalist, Criminal Minds, Lincoln Heights, Hannah Montana and Summer Camp. Jessie’s first big break came in 2011 playing the role of ‘Lyle Hugginson’ in Cartoon Network’s television movie Level Up. The project became a well-loved TV series and Jessie reprised his role throughout the show’s two seasons.